Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school district's board of education has approved a nearly nine-point-five million dollar bid for steel for the district's new high school. That's more than two-million dollars above original design estimates. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluely:
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority has been granted more time to submit requests for proposals for the development of two parking lots. City council unanimously approved the delays Monday night. D-D-A Director Susan Pollay says the request for proposals for the First and Washington site is complete and will be shown to council next month. Pollay says the Kline lot request for proposals will not be drafted until ongoing soil and economic studies are completed.
Ypsilanti, MI – The latest in a series of town hall meetings on Ypsilanti's financial future was held Tuesday night. The focus this time was the relationship between the city and Eastern Michigan University. Click on the audio icon for more from WEMU's Bob Eccles:
Ypsilanti, MI – Great Lakes protection; water diversions, and limits on groundwater withdrawals. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Ann Arbor State Senator Liz Brater: